This angle gives a great view of how all three spaces work together - the living room to the reading nook to the kitchen. Everything is so bright and cheery, each space has a function and gives the relaxed feeling of the beach while not looking like a kitschy beach house in any way.
A symmetrical landscape and minimalist design combine to create this lovely two-story beach house in Miami. Floor-to-ceilings windows on both levels allow plenty of natural light to filter through the rooms during the daytime.
At just under 1,000 square feet, designers had a lot of function to fit into a small space. The homeowners wanted to keep the original structure of the home their grandfather built, but they wanted it updated to include a functional kitchen, living areas and bedrooms, so designers created living spaces with an open concept on the beach side to take advantage of the home's magnificent beach view. Then, they tucked as many beds as possible in the second half of the house so that the entire family would have a place to sleep when the family visited the house.
The large dining table in the dining area of this beach house pulls in the feel of the sea with the intricate detail in the backs of the dining chairs, while the fixture above the table adds elegance to the design of the space.
Traditional architectural details on this Newport Beach, California, home offer hints of Cape Cod, inspired by the homeowner's summer memories of Nantucket. Inside, deep earth tones, layered textures and relaxed furnishings soften the crisp white and charcoal framework and reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding harbor.
This luxurious bathroom is the perfect place to relax after a long day at the beach. The marble of the walls and the floor gives the space an elegant feel, while the clean lines and bright white color of the vanity makes the space feel fresh and bright.
This beach-inspired bedroom became a sanctuary for its occupants through the use of sand-colored bedding, blue accents reminiscent of a day at the ocean and naturally textured materials for the linen drapes and woven wood shade.Gold accents combined with the soothing color palette create a casually elegant mix.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, Jillian's beach inspired design continues into the bathroom. The flamingo wallpaper gives the space a vacation feel, while the white mirror and vanity and contemporary lighting gives the space the contemporary design of the rest of the house.
Broad windows are the defining feature of the rear facade of this stunning Newport Beach, California, home. Due to the ample fenestration, nearly every room in this waterfront house has a view. In the party-ready backyard, a sleek, modern pool and multiple seating areas provide a range of entertainment options for guests.